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Global Autism Public Health Initiative

Supported by Autism Speaks, Bloomberg Family Foundation, University of Pennsylvania and George Washington University
July 11, 2014

The Korean Community Services (KCS) of Metropolitan New York has established a Korean-language autism hotline, with support from Autism Speaks, the University of Pennsylvania and George Washington University. Autism Speaks funding for this project was made possible through a grant from the Bloomberg Family Foundation.

May 31, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 31, 2011)--The absence of prevalence and other public health data on autism in many nations around the world has created a “knowledge gap” that has hampered the global response to autism, Andy Shih, Autism Speaks’ vice president of scientific affairs, told a Congressional committee.